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File #: 2017-0827   
Type: Program Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/11/2017 In control: Construction Committee
On agenda: 1/18/2018 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. RECEIVING AND FILING report on the Board delegated authority to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) one-year pilot program authorizing negotiation and execution of project related agreements, including contract modifications, up to the Life-of-Project (LOP) budgets on Crenshaw/LAX, Regional Connector, Westside Purple Line Extension Section1 and Section 2 Projects; and B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute project related agreements, including contract modifications, up to the authorized Life-of-Project Budget on all transit and regional rail capital projects program-wide.
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Agreements, Annual Program Evaluation, Authorization, Budget, Capital Project, Construction, Construction management, Contract administration, Contractors, Contracts, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project, Disadvantaged business enterprises, Los Angeles International Airport, Metro Blue Line, Metro Crenshaw Line, Metro Exposition Line, Metro Gold Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Purple Line, Metro Rail A Line, Metro Rail C Line, Metro Rail D Line, Metro Rail E Line, Metro Rail L Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, Payment, Pilot studies, Procurement, Program, Program management, Project, Project management, Rail transit, Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project, Transit authorities, Twenty-eight by '28 Initiative, Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 1, Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 2
Related files: 2017-0924, 2018-0015
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CONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
JANUARY 18, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: BOARD DELEGATED AUTHORITY FOR LOP
BUDGET MANAGEMENT

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. RECEIVING AND FILING report on the Board delegated authority to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) one-year pilot program authorizing negotiation and execution of project related agreements, including contract modifications, up to the Life-of-Project (LOP) budgets on Crenshaw/LAX, Regional Connector, Westside Purple Line Extension Section1 and Section 2 Projects; and

B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and execute project related agreements, including contract modifications, up to the authorized Life-of-Project Budget on all transit and regional rail capital projects program-wide.

Issue
ISSUE
On January 26, 2017, the Board of Directors delegated the CEO authority, for a pilot period of one-year, to execute project related agreements including contract modifications up to the LOP budget on the four mega transit corridor projects currently in progress - Crenshaw/LAX, Regional Connector, Westside Purple Line Extension Section 1 and Section 2 Projects. The Board also directed staff to provide monthly reports, which included any pending project-related agreements, change orders, contract modifications and any significant changes to project contingency. This report summarizes the results and impacts of this one-year pilot program, and recommends the continuation and expansion of the program.
Discussion
DISCUSSION

Metro construction projects are often fast-moving, challenging and complex. Quick decision-making is required to take advantage of opportunities to keep the project moving and avoid costly delays. These opportunities require actions to be taken by project management to direct contractors through execution of contract modifications. As Metro projects have grown in size and complexity over the years, the authorization...

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